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Traditional Plaster Work

14 Apr


Hirst Conservation joins Palace of Westminster consortium

April 14, 2022 | By |

Hirst Conservation, in conjunction with our consortium partners Sandberg, Conisbee, Hutton+ Rostron, are delighted to have been appointed onto the four-year framework to undertake intrusive surveys at the Palace of Westminster, as part of their Restoration and Renewal Programme.

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05 Oct


A Little Gem – Wall Painting Fragment at Choir House 12, College Cloisters, Hereford Cathedral

October 5, 2020 | By |

Although fragmented and faded, the remains of a wall painting within the Choir House no. 12 provide a glimpse into the past and let us imagine the splendour once hidden behind the doors of this building.

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12 Jul


Medieval Pavement in Lichfield Cathedral Library

July 12, 2018 | By |

Lichfield Cathedral library is a unique space with a rare example of preserved medieval floor pavement. We were thrilled to assist architect Robert Kilgour and Greenwood Projects with the proposal to make the library accessible to a wider audience by initially undertaking a condition assessment of the floor tiles followed by conservation treatments to the tiles within the main room of the library.

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01 Feb


Insole Court, Cardiff: Ceiling Stabilisation

February 1, 2018 | By |

We were delighted to return Insole Court in January, and complete the stabilisation of some unusual large scale anaglypta wallpaper panels, which had previously suffered significantly from water damage, and in some areas had to be removed to allow for essential stabilisation and repairs to the ceiling, itself a combination of both lath and plaster and highly degraded hessian reinforced plaster panels.  Read More